Meta Stack Exchange is where users like you discuss bugs, features, and support issues that affect the software powering all 158 Stack Exchange communities.

What is meta?
Here's how it works:
  1. Any Stack Exchange user can ask a question
  2. The community provides support, votes on ideas, and reports bugs
  3. Your voice helps shape the way Stack Exchange operates

What are some of the common searches you use, or searches that you can act on immediately?

For instance,[subjective]+closed%3A0

Finds questions tagged subjective that have no answers and are still open. Some of them are probably worthwhile closing, others may be worth answering, etc.

What searches do you find useful, either in terms of answering them, or in cleaning up and improving SO?

share|improve this question

Since we only get 12 close votes a day, I have a lot of searches bookmarked that I iterate through when I'm bored:

I also have a few "problem users" that I regularly monitor in case a question needs to be flagged or closed (e.g. see this post and this post, although I shouldn't list the actual users I watch in case someone gets offended).

share|improve this answer
I decided not to maintain a file or paper list of troublemakers. Instead I try to remember them and check on their recent activity when I notice them. The hope is that if they shape up, I'll grow ever less annoyed by them until I forget that they were ever on the list. Thus rewarding their new found community spirit. Or something like that. – dmckee Feb 1 '10 at 21:25

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .